reclaimed classic wood floor

How To Define a Classic Wood Floor

If you're buying authentic antique white oak or antique heart pine for flooring, you likely know it comes with a premium. A premium that's all about the grain. Grain that's the hallmark of  a Classic Wood floor. The purpose of this post…
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Reclaimed Flooring Character You Can Count On

 Interest and conversation arround reclaimed character flooring is robust. While some floor manufacturers describe it as “a grade,”  Whole Log Lumber describes it as a “Style.”The purpose of this post is to look at those…
Classic HP Cabin Grade Flooring

Where does Antique Reclaimed Heart Pine flooring come From?

Heartwood is Universal, Antique Reclaimed Heart Pine is Unique All wood species contain "heartwood," not just pine, and that's where some misunderstandings start. Heartwood is the innermost of four layers in the cross section of a tree: 1.…
Character Heart Pine Flooring

Is Heart Pine a Hardwood?

Is Heart Pine a Hardwood? Yes and No. Trees are typically categorized into 2 major families- Hardwoods -  that have broad leaves that usually drop off the tree in winter like oak, poplar, maple and walnut, and Softwoods - that have have needle-like…
Classic Heart Pine Flooring

Love Antique Heart Pine Flooring Yet ?

Love Antique Heart Pine Flooring Yet? Long-leaf pine, or heart pine, is often deemed "The Wood that Built America," as settlers chose to build houses and ships with this strong, slow growing tree. In fact, antique heart pine flooring was installed…